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Mediation And Arbitration in New Jersey Divorce: Can One Person Serve As Both?

A decision by the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division offers a broad overview of the functions and parameters of two key Alternative Dispute Resolution methods available for couples divorcing Read More

Who Hears New Jersey Child Support Cases When the Parents Live in or Move to Different States?

Things change after spouses divorce, including their area codes. When they have kids, one parent’s decision to move to another state can raise a number of legal issues related to Read More

Child Custody in Divorce or Separation

We all know that children are affected by their parent’s behavior. Staying in a bad marriage or separating has consequences. Parents must give top priority to the protection and well-being Read More

How New Jersey Courts Decide Relocation Requests

Bisbing v. Bisbing A number of tricky legal questions can come up when a couple with kids decides to divorce. These include how to handle a situation in which the parents Read More

Relocation With Children After Divorce

If a custodial parent decides to relocate after divorce to a distant location which affects parenting time, in contested cases, the best interest of the children is the factor that Read More

What Happens In A Divorce If One Side Refused To Appear?

A divorce complaint is filed and served on the other spouse.  Service is accomplished usually by a process server. Proof of service is filed with the Court.  If the Defendant Read More

Guilt Manipulation, Is It Abuse?

A man was unable to hold a job, had a wife and two small children. He suffered from depression and thus his reasoning for not being employed.  (By the way, Read More

College Costs And The Alienation/Relationship Of The Child With The Paying Parent

If parents cannot agree on various factors involving their children they eventually may make applications to the court for decisions in highly personal and sensitive disputes. The courts in New Jersey Read More

When One Spouse Has Debt And The Other Spouse Doesn't Want To File For Bankruptcy

At Helfand & Associates, in addition to family law, we have been handling individual and small business bankruptcy cases for over 15 years. If a couple is married, they can file Read More

Responsibility/Assets and Debts

“My name is on the bank account that I accrued during the marriage so if I got divorced, my husband wouldn’t get it. She charged $40,000.00 on credit cards only Read More

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